30 events in Birmingham this weekend, including a folk show at Octane

Birmingham, The Filling Station
Photo via The Filling Station

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are the top 30 events happening around the ‘ham.

Friday and Saturday

Birmingham, Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Photo via Alabama Symphony Orchestra

The Beginning: Carlos Conducts Beethoven’s First Symphony

Where: UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 1200 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35294
Time: 7PM
Price: Varies
Tickets

Melanie Morris Two-Day Workshop: Fast and Fearless Florals

Where: Alabama Art Supply. 1006 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10AM-4PM
Price: $325
Register: 205.322.4741


Friday—January 11

A weekend out in Birmingham. Photo submitted

Friday Night Folk Show

Where: Octane. 2221 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 7PM
Price: FREE to attend

Bards and Brews Open Mic Poetry

Where: Birmingham Public Library. 2100 Park Pl, Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 6:30-9PM
Price: FREE

Wine Tasting with Gia

Where: Hop City Birmingham. 2924 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 5-7PM


Temperance

Where: The Filling Station. 5524 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212
Time: 5-7PM
Price: FREE to attend

Stephen Smith Art Exhibit Opening

Where: Art Town at East Lake Station. 7611 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35206
Time: 6-9PM
Price: FREE

Fred Astaire Dance Studios and Grand Opening

Where: Champion Latin & Ballroom. 5510 US-280, #210, Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 7PM
Price: FREE


Trifula Rosso & Bianco Wine Tasting

Where: LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 1208 32nd St. N., Birmingham, AL 35234
Time: 5-7PM
Price: FREE

Rumba Latina Birmingham

Where: Saturn. 200 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 9PM.
Age: 18+
Price: $10
Tickets

Framed Sign Workshop

Where: Hammer & Stain. 3704 Lorna Rd., Birmingham, AL 35216
Time: 6-9PM
Price: $68
Register


Saturday—January 12

Photo via Birmingham Improv Theatre

Babes Who Brunch

Where: Rojo. 2921 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 11AM-3PM

Sea Lion Encounter

Where: The Birmingham Zoo. 2630 Cahaba Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Price: 11-11:45AM. Members – $50; Non-members – $65
Tickets.

Divas Night OWT J13 Celebration

Where: Luxe Ultra Lounge. 300 24th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 9PM
Price: GA – FREE; VIP Table – $100


Chris Cruz Workshop: Vibrant Florals

Where: Alabama Art Supply. 1006 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10AM-12PM
Price: $75
Register: 205.322.4741

2nd Annual Raising The Foundation Hair and Fashion Show

Where: The Boutwell Auditorium. 1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 6-9PM
Price: $25-$50
Tickets

Martini Madness

Where: Magic City Acceptance Center. 2500 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-10PM
Price: $25
Tickets


Southern Avenue with Raquel Lily

Where: Zydeco. 2001 15th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 9PM
Price: $10
Tickets

Taste of Improv Workshop

Where: Birmingham Improv Theatre. 2208 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 10AM-12PM
Price: $225
Register

West African Drumming Workshop with Michael Taylor

Where: Alabama Ballet. 2726 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 1:30-3PM
Price: $20
Tickets


90’s Throwback Adult Bar Mitzvah Party

Where: Temple Emanu-El. 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 7:30-10:30PM
Price: $36
Tickets

Adrenaline Dance Party

Where: Saturn. 200 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 9PM
Age: 18+
Price: $5
Tickets

Sunday—January 13

Birmingham, The Filling Station
Photo via The Filling Station

Mercedes Marathon Course Preview Run

Where: Mile End Birmingham. 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 6:30-10AM


Magic Moments Magic Show

Where: Alabama Theatre. 1817 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 2-5PM
Price: Adults – $30; Kids – $25; Family Four Pack – $100
Tickets

Kids Code Club

Where: TechBirmingham. 1500 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 1:30-3PM
Price: FREE

A Good Story: Works by Ric Haynes

Where: Ground Floor Contemporary. 111 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 1PM.
Price: FREE


Community Picnic

Where: Linn Park. 710 20th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 1:30PM
Price: FREE

Three Dollar Voodoo

Where: Daniel Day Gallery/Dream Mecca Studio. 3025 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 2PM
Price: $15

Author Visit with Irene Latham – “Meet Miss Fancy”

Where: Avondale Library. 509 40th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 2:30-4:30PM
Price: FREE


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Cheers to the weekend! Photo via Avondale Common House

What other events are happening in Birmingham this weekend?